November 2020

Comment in article son keeping schools open to the end of term amid Covid cases
30 November
The Times
TES

Comment in article on problems faced by Wales' new education minister
29 November
Wales Online

Interview with Geoff Barton on forhtcoming Ofsted annual report and impact of pandemic on vulnerable children
29 November
Times Radio (2:47:30)

'There is a growing air of militancy in our schools' - blog by Geoff Barton
27 November
TES

Comment in articles on impact of increased costs of Covid on schools and colleges
27 November
TES
iNews

Comment on DfE additional funding for staff absences
27 November 
Schools Week

Comment in articles following Spending Review 2020 and public sector pay freeze
26 November
TES
25 November
Interview with Geoff Barton
BBC WM (45:23)
Interview with Julie McCulloch
Talk Radio (09:44)
iNews
The Guardian
TES

Comment in articles on latest school attendance statistics
25 November
SecEd
24 November
Sky News
Financial Times
BBC News
ITV News

Comment in article on survey of loss of learning due to Covid
24 November
TES

Profile of Headteacher and ASCL Council member Evelyn Forde
23 November
Daily Telegraph

Comment in article looking at consequnces of Covid in English schools
21 November
The Guardian

'Why cutting term short isn't the way to save Christmas' - blog by Geoff Barton
20 November
TES

Comment on reports of pay freeze for public sector workers
20 November
Schools Week
Daily Telegraph
iNews

Comment in article on Ofqual proposals for exams, 2021
19 November
Daily Telegraph

Comment on the latest DfE school attendance figures
17 November
The Times
Metro
The Guardian
Daily Mail 
iNews

'Are we at the beginning - maybe - of the end of Covid?' - blog by Geoff Barton
13 November
TES

Comment on proposals to change university admission process
13 November
The Guardian
BBC News
Financial Times

'What should remote education look like in your school?' - blog by ASCL Curriculum and Inspection Specialist Tom Middlehurst
11 November
SecEd

Comment on Education Select Committee hearing on exams, 2020 
11 November
TES
FE Week

Comment on Ofsted return affected by shortage of inspectors
11 November
TES

BBC Breakfast | Ofsted report on the impact of Covid on children and young people
10 November


Comment on cancellation of exams in Wales
10 November
ITV News
TES
Sky News
Daily Telegraph

Comment in articles on costs of Covid in education
10 November
The Independent
TES

Comment on proposals for university admissions
10 November
The Guardian
Schools Week
9 November
The Times

Comment on proposals for exams 2021
10 November
iNews

Comment in articles on new Covid winter grant free school meals scheme
8 November
Schools Week
Mail Online
LBC
Financial Times

BBC Breakfast | face coverings
5 November 2020

Comment in articles on late provision of new guidance and introduction of mandatory face masks
6 November
'Face masks are a distraction from what really matters' - blog by Geoff Barton
TES
4 November
Daily Telegraph
TES
Schools Week
BBC News
The Guardian

Comment in articles on catch-up provision
2 November
BBC News
TES

Comment in articles on keeping schools open
2 November
Metro
Financial Times
The Independent
1 November
The Sunday times
The Guardian